Go east!

EAPC conference 2020 postponed
without fixing a new date

Because of the so fast growing of COVID-19 in whole Europe EAPC decided to postpone the EAPC conference 2020 without fixing a new date.
We will observe the development and will keep you updated about the development on our website. All friends who have registered during the last weeks will get back the fee immediately.

EAPC conference 2020,
June 3 to 5 in Tbilisi/Georgia

Our EAPC conference 2020 will take place in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia from June 3 to 5. This conference offers participants an initial opportunity to explore Eastern Europe with highly interesting history and culture. It also provides a great chance to acquire new contacts in and from all Eastern European countries. Please find all details below:

Conference organization

The EAPC conference in Tbilisi will be organized by White Cardinals, the company of Reinis Tocelovskis, supported by other members of EAPC.

Conference theme

The conference theme will be “Win the race – political campaigning tomorrow”. All sessions are concentrated on that topic, so that all participants will get the best overview about new trends and new strategies in political campaigning.

Conference hotel
The conference hotel will be The Biltmore Hotel, Tbilisi, a landmark in Tbilisi with a conference room like a parliament. The address: 29 Shota Rustaveli Avenue, Mtatsminda, 0108 Tbilisi City, Georgia
EAPC masterclass

For students, politicians and campaigning people who starts that profession, EAPC will organize a special afternoon called “EAPC masterclass”, where experienced professionals will give insides in modern political campaigning. EAPC masterclass is an extra tool of our conference and has to be booked with an own fee.

The program

The whole program of the conference is concentrated on all sectors of political campaigning. Please see here a first overview. Speakers will be announced at begin of April 2020.

Wednesday, June 3

Arrival day
  • 11.00 – 12.00 EAPC board meeting
  • 12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 17.00 EAPC masterclass
  • 13.30 – 13.45 Opening, introduction
  • 13.45 – 14.15 Campaign strategies
  • 14.15 – 14.45 Positioning and messaging
  • 14.45 – 15.15 Classical election campaign tools
  • 15.15 – 15.30 Coffee break
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Digital campaigning
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Voters contact
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Values in campaigns
 
  • 17.00 – 19.30 Free time
 
  • 19.30 – 22.00 EAPC night for members only

Thursday, June 4

    • 09.00 – 09.15 Opening the conference, day 1
    • 09.15 – 09.45 Democracy and politics in Georgia
    • 09.45 – 10.15 Upcoming trends in politics
    • 10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break
    • 10.45 – 11.15 Win the race: Campaign strategies tomorrow
    • 11.15 – 11.45 Positioning in political campaigns
    • 11.45 – 12.15 The future of messaging
    • 12.15 – 13.30 Lunch
    • 13.30 – 14.00 Classical media strategies against social media influence
    • 14.00 – 14.30 How to create canvassing for a campaign winning tool?
    • 14.30 – 15.00 Where do better place ads: Social media vs. billboards


End of the first conference day

      • 15.00 – 15.30 Free time
      • 15.30 – 19.30 Social event outside Tbilisi
      • 19.30 – 22.00 Dinner outside Tbilisi

Back by bus to the hotel

Friday, June 5

  • 09.00 – 09.15 Opening conference day 2
  • 09.15 – 09.45 Latest micro and nano technologies and trends
  • 09.45 – 10.15 Personal communication in a digital world
  • 10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break
  • 10.45 – 11.15 Character assassination in election campaigns
  • 11.15 – 12.15 Election campaigns in Europe: learning for the future
  • 12.15 – 12.30 Presentation next conference site

Closing the conference

  • 12.30 – 13.30 EAPC general assembly
  • 13.30 – 14.30 Lunch

     

  • 14.30 – 15.00 Free time
  • 15.00 – 17.30 Visit Georgian Parliament
  • 17.30 – 19.00 Free time
  • 19.00 Departure for Gala dinner
  • 20.00 – 23.00 Cocktail reception/Gala dinner
  • Back to the hotel

Saturday, June 6

Departure day
  • eventually EAPC board meeting
    during breakfast at 08.00

Program for accompanying people

There will be an own program during the conference.
Day 1: Visiting of the Tbilisi landmark, Narikala fortress
Day 2: Visiting Tbilisi artist street
No extra fee.

Conference fees:

  • Fee for EAPC members EUR 795
  • Fee for non-members EUR 995
  • Fee for masterclass EUR 150
  • Fee for accompanying people EUR 395
The fee for conference includes also all social events and gala dinner.

Early bird fees:

By booking the conference ticket before March 15, 2020 the fee will be:
  • Fee for EAPC members EUR 595
  • Fee for non-members EUR 795
  • Fee for masterclass EUR 99
  • Fee for accompanying people EUR 295

Corona Virus

In case that EAPC has to cancle the conference because of the corona virus, EAPC will return the conference fee. Regarding hotel booking and flight tickets, please think about a personal insurance.

Hotels for your stay in Tbilisi.  

Our conference hotel is the first choice in Tbilisi. The hotel offers a special room rate for the conference. For all who wants to stay in another, cheaper hotel, there are four options more.

HOTEL 
SINGLE ROOM
DOUBLE ROOM
The Biltmore Hotel 5*

USD 120

USD 130

Hotel Adamo 4*

USD 105

USD 115

Radius Hotel Tbilisi 4*

USD 100

USD 105

The Terrace Boutique Hotel 4*

USD 85

USD 95

Brosse Garden 4*

USD 80

USD 90

Price including breakfast / per night.

Register now!

Registration is open now for you. Please click the button for your registration, fill in all details and send it us. You will get an invoice for your booking. By paying the fee, you are registered officially.

So, please do your registration just now! We are looking forward to meeting you in Tbilisi.
Tbilisi

More about Georgia?

All details about Georgia you find here: